BASKETBALL

Heat Beat Thunder, 104-98

Will this be LeBron James’s chance to finally win the championship? The Miami Heat ousted the Oklahoma City Thunder 104–98 in Game 4 of the NBA finals, taking a 3–1 lead on Tuesday night. Although the Thunder’s Russell Westbrook scored 43 points and the team had a 17-point lead early in the game, the Heat rallied to make it a three-point deficit at the half. With the score tied and just 2:51 left in the game, James hit a three-pointer, holding off the Thunder. Although no team has ever overcome a 3–1 deficit to win the NBA finals, the Heat blew a 2–1 lead last year and lost three straight games to Dallas.